1944
Obituaries and Articles
Compiled by Marcena Thompson
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Oct. 13, 1944

ARMAGNAC

Alamogordo
Relatives were notified today of the death in a vehicle accident in France of Lt. Alex Armagnac, son of a pioneer Alamogordo family and a graduate of New Mexico Military Institute. Lieut. Armagnac, about two weeks ago was cited for capturing a German major and captain and 80 soldiers at the point of a machine gun in France. He was the son of the late Alex Armagnac and a grandson of the late R. Baldanado, early day resident here. His widow small son and mother survive.
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HUDSPETH

Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hudseth are leaving today for Henrietta, OK., to attend the funeral services of their son-in-law, Capt. Wm. Sites, who was killed in a plane crash at La Junta, CA. Oct. 11. Mrs. Sites is the former Ferne Hudspeth of Las Cruces. She was living with her husband in La Junta.
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Oct. 17, 1944

CAMUREZ

Frank Camurez of Chamberino, about 55, died on a ranch at Mr. Riley late yesterday from a heart attack. Sheriff Santos Ramirez reported today. Sheriff Ramirez accompanied by Peace Justice B. G. Chavez and a coroner's jury drove to a telegram disclosing the death and investigated the case.
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